Film

Sonita Film Screening

When: Sat., April 8, 3-5 p.m. 2017

This film follows 18-year old Sonita. She captures her dream of being a famous rapper in her scrapbook. For the time being, her only fans are the other teenage girls in a Tehran shelter. There, Sonita, a refugee from Afghanistan, gets counseling for the traumas she has suffered and guidance in shaping her future. Her family has a very different future planned for her: as a bride she's worth $9,000. What's more, women aren't allowed to sing in Iran. Director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami Tickets: $15-20 Screens in Downtown Berkeley Arts District; 1939 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704

Price: $15-20.

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